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Map or Atlas

Geneva Wisconsin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Geneva shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. Streets and Lake Geneva are labeled. The map includes manuscript annotations...

Photograph

Juneau Monument

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Side view of monument with plaque. Behind the statue is a road, trees, and the top of a building. A fire hydrant and a small group of people are on the ri...

Date: 1886-12 

Description: This map is ink and pen on tracing cloth and shows land ownership by name, canals, local streets, section lines, and original low water lines in blue. The...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...

Photograph

Juneau Park

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Statue of Leif Ericson is to the right of center in the foreground, with the figure facing the city. On the left is a hill with paths, a train station, ra...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

Photograph

Pfeifer's Drugstore

Date: 1888 

Description: Exterior view of Charles Pfeifer's Drugstore, founded in 1858. From left to right are Charles Pfeifer, Fred Pfeifer, Mrs. Adam Heeb, Fulda Pfeifer, Mrs. Ch...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and pictorially and shows plat of the town, wards, lots, land ownership by name, local roads, highways, railroads, pa...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The harbor piers and the entrance to the Sturgeon Bay ship canal.

Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Winter scene of a residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence in Milwaukee, with a horse-drawn carriage...

Postcard

Railroad Depot

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Railroad depot with train approaching the station.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...

Date: 1843 

Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...

Date: 1890 

Description: Collage of scenes on the upper Mississippi River, including people canoeing and sailing on the river.

Date: 1890 

Description: This map features township outlines, railroads, roads, post offices, and landownership for La Crosse County. Various communities appear in yellow, green, a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.

Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Chicago, with ships in the Lake Michigan harbor.

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass, the photographer's daughter, standing next to a younger girl, identified as Verta, sitting in a baby carriage.

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